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There are 5 ways to get from Fort Station to Kandy by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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Fly  •  48m

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Katugastota (KDZ) DWO - KDZ

$22 - $152

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Train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Kandy A.C. - Intercity / ...

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella 99 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Avissawella to Kandy

$36 - $51

Taxi  •  2h 6m

  1. Take a taxi from Fort Station to Kandy 73.7 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Fort Station to Kandy 73.7 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Station to Kandy is to train which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 380 and takes 2h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Station to Kandy is to fly which costs Rs. 3800 - Rs. 27000 and takes 48m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Colombo Fort and arriving at Kandy. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Fort Station and Kandy is 95 km. The road distance is 118 km.

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The best way to get from Fort Station to Kandy without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 380.

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It takes approximately 48m to get from Fort Station to Kandy, including transfers.

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Fort Station to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, depart from Colombo Fort station.

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The best way to get from Fort Station to Kandy is to fly which takes 48m and costs Rs. 3800 - Rs. 27000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs Rs. 110 - Rs. 380 and takes 2h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport is the direct flight which takes 30m.

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Fort Station to Kandy train services, operated by Sri Lanka Railways, arrive at Kandy station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Station to Kandy.
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  • Distance: 59.7 miles
  • Duration: 48m

What companies run services between Fort Station, Sri Lanka and Kandy, Sri Lanka?

Cinnamon Air flies from Fort Station to Kandy twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Lanka Railways operates a train from Fort Station to Kandy every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 2h 31m.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Katugastota
Ave. Duration
30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $140
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Colombo Fort to Kandy
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1
1st Class
$1 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Pettah CTB to Avissawella
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$1
Semi Lux
$1
AirCon
$1
Super Lux
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Avissawella to Kandy
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Station to Kandy is 118 km. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Fort Station to Kandy.

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Cinnamon Air offers flights from Diyawanna Oya Airport to Katugastota Airport.

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There are 1457+ hotels available in Kandy. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Station to Diyawanna Oya Airport is to taxi which takes 11m and costs Rs. 550 - Rs. 750.

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